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Japan Accepts American Challenge To Giant Robot Fight
USA Beats Japan 5-2 to Win Women's World Cup TitleThe U.S. women's soccer team is bringing home a World Cup trophy for the first time since 1999.
Women Flocking To Japanese Zoo To See Handsome GorillaShabani, an 18-year-old silverback, has been getting a lot of human female attention at a Japanese zoo because of his rugged good looks.
Japan's Prime Minister Announces $1M Gift to SmithsonianJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is announcing a $1 million gift to the Smithsonian's Asian art museums during his visit to Washington.
State Dinner Offers New Chef And Chopsticks For The BravePresident Barack Obama's state dinner for the prime minister of Japan offered guests a new chef, new china and the specter of chopsticks — a daunting challenge for some nervous newcomers, no big deal to others.
Japanese Police Investigating Death Threats Against Caroline KennedyJapanese police are investigating phone calls threatening to kill U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and another American envoy, authorities said Wednesday.
'Let The Nightmare For Japan Begin': ISIS Releases Video Showing Purported Beheading Of Japanese HostageAn online video released Saturday night purported to show an Islamic militant behead Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, ending days of negotiations by diplomats to save the man.
Another ISIS Deadline Passes As Fates Of Japanese, Jordanian Hostages UnknownThe fates of a Japanese journalist and Jordanian military pilot were unknown Friday, a day after the latest purported deadline for a possible prisoner swap passed with no further word from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), which is holding them captive.
Japan Putting Its Trust In Jordan To Help Gain Release Of Hostage Held By ISISJapan said it was putting its trust in Jordan to help gain the release of a Japanese journalist held by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants, after the latest message purportedly from his captors extended until sundown Thursday in the Middle East the deadline for the Jordanians to release an Iraqi prisoner.
ISIS Supporters Circulate Message On Twitter Saying Japanese Hostages Have Been ExecutedMilitants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have posted an online warning that the "countdown has begun" for the group to kill a pair of Japanese hostages.